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Human Resources Director, Mexico (Southern Texas, US or Northern Mexico)

United States
Status interviewing
Tags Employee Relations Generalist HR


Date posted

01 Jun 2023

The Company

This private equity-owned manufacturing organization has 50+ years as an industry leader, known for its innovative and cutting-edge products. Its business lines include some of the best-known products in the US market, and it is currently experiencing hyper-growth both organically and through acquisitions in global markets. The company’s dedicated leadership team is focused on preparing for future development and success, and its CHRO, with a Fortune 100 pedigree, guides the human resources function with a human-centric approach. The company has production sites in Mexico that represent 60% of its footprint. It has a strong quality and safety record and is also committed to the environment.

The Role

The Human Resources Director, Mexico will report to the CHRO and serve as a strategic partner to the VP of Mexico Operations. They will be responsible for leading the country-level human resources function. This role will elevate the country-level human resources function by increasing the capacity of their team members to serve their clients while also expanding the understanding of local market challenges to global corporate leadership. They will lead a well-established HR team to drive transformation in capabilities, commitments, right volume, and quality. Given the ever-changing labor market in Mexico, this leadership role will require the ability to build relationships at all levels of labor and serve as the global representative for negotiations, leveraging their experience with unions.  

The Individual

The ideal candidate for the Human Resources Director, Mexico role will be bilingual, with a deep understanding of the local Mexican market dynamics and the ability to effectively translate them to global corporate leadership. This individual will bring a proven track record of navigating complex union environments in the Mexican manufacturing realm and possess strong negotiation skills. As a people leader, he/she will have experience elevating their team members’ capacity to better support the growth of the business. This leader will bring creativity, strategic thinking, and a hands-on approach to their work. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, executive presence, and a steady hand in fluid situations to be a safe middle ground for all parties in transformational periods.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Employee Relations Generalist HR
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    North America
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    With the company's significant footprint in the region, this is a very crucial role to achieve its goals. As a private equity-owned company with ambitious growth plans, this role offers exposure to high-level decision-making and provides opportunities for career advancement. The company values high achievers and is committed to developing its future leaders by providing them with growth opportunities.
  • Potential challenges
    This role operates in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment and it requires significant relationship-building skills. They will need to establish and maintain relationships with union leaders, country-level stakeholders, and corporate headquarters as well as elevating the human resources function in the region to ensure commitments are made in volume, quality, and time.
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